Tag Archives: Cell-to-cell communication

Exosomes as new players in metabolic organ cross-talk


Blood glucose homeostasis requires a constant communication between insulin-secreting and insulin-sensitive cells. A wide variety of circulating factors, including hormones, cytokines and chemokines work together to orchestrate the systemic response of metabolic organs to changes in the nutritional state. Failure ...

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Lung cancer breakthrough in drug delivery

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A breakthrough in research at UNC has created a method that both kills drug-resistant lung cancer and uses 50 times less chemotherapy. Elena Batrakova, senior author of the study, and her colleagues from the Eshelman School of Pharmacy’s Center for ...

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